Posts Tagged ‘Mother-Daughter Book Clubs’

Encouraging Girls to Speak Up, Moms to Listen

Tweet Not long ago a book-club mom wrote in with a question about an issue that came up in one of my book clubs and many others I have heard of. She said a difficulty she had encountered was “when the mothers are present, the girls seem apprehensive to join in the discussion for fear […]

Book Club Goes Out With a Bang With Author April Henry

Tweet My daughter Catherine and I held our last official book club meeting a week ago. The girls are recent high school graduates headed off to college this fall, and while we hope to get together again each summer, we won’t be having regular meetings anymore. What started out nine years ago with six moms […]

Start a Book Club During National Family Literacy Month, Win a Copy of Book by Book to Help You Start

Tweet Today is National Family Literacy day, the start of a whole month devoted to families reading together. To celebrate, I’ll be giving away one copy each week of my guidebook, Book by Book: The Complete Guide to Creating Mother-Daughter Book Clubs. While Book by Book is geared to book clubs made up of moms […]

Mother-Daughter Book Clubs On the Rise

Tweet An article in today’s Omaha World-Herald talks about the rise of mother-daughter book clubs and it touches on some of the reasons these groups are so popular. If you’re already in a book club with your daughter, you probably know many of the reasons brought up in the article. For one, mother-daughter book clubs […]

Great Meeting Ideas for Your Mother-Daughter Book Club

Tweet Thanks to reader Amber A. for writing in about successful activities in her mother-daughter book club. Talking about the book and socializing are always a big part of book club meetings, but other activities can add a whole new level of fun. Here are the books Amber’s group read and the creative ideas they […]

Great Book Club Books from 2010

Tweet So many great mother-daughter book club reads debuted this year. Here are just a few you may want to check out. Click on the title for a link to my review. For middle-grade readers and their moms (ages nine to 13) The Healing Spell by Kimberley Griffiths Little Nissa’s Place by A. LaFaye The […]

The Pleasure of Reading Kids’ Books as an Adult

Tweet My non-mother-daughter-book-club friends are often surprised when I say I really like reading the same books my daughters do. They’re inclined to think that anything that appeals to kids and teens can’t possibly hold the interest of adults. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, I would say that some of my […]

Lasagna Recipe That’s Easy for Book Clubs

Tweet When we read Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce in my mother-daughter book club, my daughter and I served lasagna for dinner, because it matched a special dinner mentioned in the book. Lasagna is such a great comfort food to serve to a crowd on a cold night. It’s also easy to prepare ahead so […]

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